I am having excessive amount of hair loss at this very early age.Only the front portion of my head is affected and the hair pattern is becoming thinner day by day.I sometimes feel headache and stress and also I am not having a proper diet neither I have taken proper care of my hair.My siblings dont have such problems. So I just want to know is it possible to grow the hair back in the front area of my head,it is like 'W' in shape.
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Male pattern baldness (MPB) is an increasing problem in today's society.
Hair care is a daily ritual shaped by age, gender, socioeconomic status and internal health. With increasing affordability people are more aware of the cosmetic appearance and hair fall forms a major part of the complaints. It is more difficult to manage if there is a family member with similar hair fall, it indicates genetics and we know that the person is destined to lose hair if not intervened and corrective measures are not taken.
The treatment typically consists of usage of oral medication (Finasteride) and topical lotion (Minoxidil in 5% strength). One needs to be patient with the treatment protocol as it takes months to see initial improvement. Minoxidil is recommended by US-FDA for indefinite usage. Certain dermatologists supplement biotin, hair serum and advice procedures like PRP therapy which may accelerate the rate of hair growth. PRP needs multiple sessions (4-6) roughly at 6 weeks intervals. PRP therapy is increasingly being accepted by dermatologists all over the world. Apart from active pharmaceutical medicines, a healthy diet and lifestyle is mandatory to achieve results.
Further authentic information is in the following weblink https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/hair-and-scalp-problems/hair-loss
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Description of your hair fall is suggestive of "Male pattern baldness" also know as "Androgenetic Alopecia". This is due to combination of genetics and hormones (Testosterone) influence on the hair follicles. In addition, lack of hair care and nutritional deficiencies may hasten the problem.
There are many treatment options available which include topical (lotions/ spray) like Minoxidil which improves the circulation to hair follicles, and oral medications like Finasteride which block the effect of hormones on hair follicles. The definitive treatment, in suitable patient, is Hair transplantation after the above mentioned treatment (topical & oral) has been used for at least 3-6 months.
I would strongly suggest you to consult a Dermatologist for a proper assessment and customised treatment plan.
Seeking the treatment early will lead to earlier initiation of appropriate treatment and better outcome.
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